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right now, at 11:00. he was caught on surveillance video. tonight, the stiff sentence for
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a man convicted of sexually assaulting a shopper. >> a heated debate after taking a stand against gay marriage. >> a do-or-die situation for the nats. baseball fans are still keeping hope alive. >> good evening, we begin tonight with the fact that police are stepping up patrols on a popular bike trail. they're doing this after a series of attack and robberies on that trail. shomari stone is along the capital crescent trainow with more on this story. >> reporter: montgomery county police have stepped up patrols to keep it safe. people who live and work in the area tell me they're concerned. tonight, montgomery county police tell me two of the three attacks may be linked. last week, police arrested a teenager and charged him with
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assault and attempted robbery. he allegedly grabbed and beat up two teens. we're now learning this attack might be linked to a july 20th tunnel robbery. police believe they've aregsed rested all the suspects involved. people wlo live and work in the area are working and keeping a close eye on what's going on around them. >> it's insane. i couldn't believe it. i couldn't believe those attacks happened. i'm in the area all of the time. i just could not believe it. >> reporter: montgomery county police have made one arrest on an attack that happened on july 6th. but they say that attack is not related to the other two cases. along the capital crescent trail, shomari stone, news 4. >> tonight, the search is only for suspects after a deadly shooting near gallaudet university in the northeast. a police officer heard shots near the 1100 block of 8th street. the victim was taken to the hospital where he died.
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friends were devastated when they heard the news. >> she was like a cousin to me. he always put a smile on my face. after school, i would look for him to get off the bus and say something smart to me. >> police say no students were involved and gallaudet university was never locked down. >> surveillance video shows a man proumi man prowling in zej of a victim. they say he stalked a stranger two years ago and then attacked her as she crossed connecticut avenue. today, he was sentenced to 40 years in prison for forcing the woman into a wooded area where he sexually assaulted her. that victim fought back and got away. >> now, another victim has come forward claiming she was fondled by a man on a residential street. it's the sixth case that police have identified in just over a month. she was walking on cumberland
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drive when a man approached her from behind, grabbed her and groped her. investigators think re victims could be out there. controversy on campus. an administrator at gallaudet university is on paid leave tonight after taking a stand on same-sex marriages. jim rosenfield is outside the school with reaction from students. hi, jim? >> reporter: hi hi, doreen. it's a hot-button issue. do you support legislation that legalizes same-sex marriage in the state. tonight, the associate provost fie find herself in big trouble. >> everyone is sbientitled to l and rcht. >> as a pastor, my support for question 6 is rooted in my belief that the government
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should treat everyone equally. >> reporter: ads for and against question 6 flooding the air waves. now, gallaudet university is in hot water for reportedly signing a petition this past summer calling for putting question 6 on the ballot. in a statement today announcing that dr. mckaskel is put on leave. it recently came to my attention that dr. mccaskill has participated in a legislative initiative. however, other individuals feel differently. i will use the extended time while she is on administrative leave to determine the appropriate next steps. we tried to reach out to dr. mccsmc mccaskill but got no answer.
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>> as the president, the provost, that separation of personal and private life is kind of gon. >> that doesn't mean she'll vote for it. it means she's supporting people's right to vote, in my opinion. and people are reading too much into it. >> reporter: spoke by phone of pastor derrick mccoy leading the push to get the issue on the november ballot. ody just floate name out. where does the infringement on free speech end? >> reporter: the opposing group also came out tonight in support of dr. mccaskill calling for her mead reinstatement. >> fewer than 24 hours now before the vice presidential debate at center college in kentucky. unlike the presidential debate
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last week, joe biden and paul ryan will be seated during their 90 minute show down. >> mitt romney is campaigning in ohio tonight where he will spend three days focusing on the must-win state. 9,000 people attended his rally in sydney. he repeated the claim that he will not raise taxes if he becomes president. they attended a town hall meeting with employees of a company that makes natural gas compressors. >> michelle obama is now on a two-day campaign swing in colorado. she told a school that mer husband took office during a financial crisis and has made big strides in turning things around. mrs. obama also promoted the president's work in making college more affordable. there will be no jail time for vincent gray.
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howard brook received 200 hours of community service. back in may, he confessed to paying a third party candidate to stay in the race so he could publicly attack the mayor. brooks said he was truly sorry for breaking if law. >> more trouble for jerry sandusky. the state of pennsylvania is revoking his $59,000 a year pension. sandusky's wife, dottie will not be eligible for benefits, either. sandusky was sentenced to 30 years behind bars for molesting 10 boys over a 15-year time span. >> turning to baseball, a day of excitement turned to disappointment. the team lost game three. they didn't lose, they got crushed by the cardinals. so it all comes down to tomorrow.
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>> tonight, nats fans are saying every bedtime prayer, they're trying to find every lucky horseshoe and even every lucky troll doll. tomorrow could be do or die for the nats. >> nats fans may be calling in sick to make it to game four against the cardinals. >> i left work early. i'm going to go make up the hours now. it's tough. >> steve mcguire may be burning the midnight oil right now. >> it's hard to justify. >> ouch. 8-0 was today's score against the cardinals. >> that's okay. we still got one more. you can't count us out. >> even the youngest of fans know a scoreless came can take the wind right out of your sail.
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>> a record 45,017 people crammed nats park today. combine that with rush hour and you've got a superb example of what you can expect tomorrow. evan goldburg and his buddy are one step ahead. >> biking is the easiest way to go. >> reporter: will the hometown team live to fight another someday? that all depends on tomorrow. >> tomorrow morning, the national zoo will announce autopsy results for the baby panda. the cub lived for six days before it died late laes month. our preliminary report showed the cub had liver abnormalities and fluid in its abdomen. >> we turn to weather now. temperatures down, wind is up.
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doug, what's up? >> we've seen those winds gusting 20-25 miles per hour. already down 12 degrees in the district. someover us down to 20 drrg already. that is the cold air that will continue to ve in over night tonight. and tonight is not ef ebb close to the coldest night in my forecast. >> oh, my, thank you, doug. up next, a bride to be breaks the law in her quest for her dream wedding. >> the first lady lays
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surveillance video shows a woman walking down the street in new jersey carrying a bulky wedding dress wrapped in a garment bag. not really suspicious except a nearby boutique says she stole it. she seems to be following close by the suspect. investigators hope that the video will lead to the woman's arrest. >> they found an arsenal of weapons inside a suit kate at an airport. a guy from massachusetts is facing charges after they found the stuff at the l.a. airport. his name is ungda ha ris. customs officials noticed he was wearing a bullet proof vest and
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flame-resis tent pants under his trench coat. a search of his checked baggage revealed a smoke grenade, body bag and weapons. if he's convicted, he could get five years in prison. >> the travel agency showed off its new steel and blue cars. the cars may be most remarkable for what you can't see. they are safer and designed to withstand an impact. nearly 500 new cars will replace the remaining original orange and brown metro trains from the 1970s. metro is spending nearly $800 million. they're expected to be in service by 2014. >> there's a family that says it's going to press charges because their teenage son keeps getting fwullied. we first showed you this video last night. we showed you running him away from bullies who went after him right in front of a tv camera. deena was suspended last week
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ach he fought back against bullies in gym class. the bullies apparently were not suspended. he was not allowed to go to the homecoming dance. as result, a private dance is being planned for this friday. a father in illinois made a disturbing discovery after he bought his son a new xbox 360. the man who asked to conceal his identity says he heard another man's voice coming from the device speakers while his son was playing a kbam. when he went into the m radio, he says he was shocked by what he saw. >> a live image of the man standing there naked and he was doing things to himself. >> the man says he unplugged the xbox from the internet and called if police. investigators say it is a growing problem in online gaming. they say predator's use the game's video function to find victims. >> more than half the country is on facebook now. but there are two people who won't be on the site any time
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soon. the first lady recently admitted she won't let sasha or malea join the social network. she says she talks to her daughters about growing up in the digital age and warms them every moment can be captured and shared on looirn. you may be having a moment but somebody could use that moment and try to define you forever. the difference between the first lady and the rest of us is she has a security team to check and make sure. >> yeah, it's a small one, i heard. [ laughter ] >> the rest of us just have to hope that they'll friend us, maybe. it's a challenge. it's a challenge to be a parent in the digital achblg. >> it's getting cold out there. >> it's getting real cold. we walked outside this afternoon, we hit 70 degrees and plenty of sunshine. hey, the warm weather is back. no, no, no. mother nature bringing in another cold front that has already passed us by. you may have noticed the wind really picking up. upwards of 20-30 miles an hour. the leaves coming off of the trees.
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yeah, all of the teenagers out there going hmm, i want to make some money raking leaves here pretty soon because that's what we're seeing right now with all of these leaves beginning to fall from the tree. 70 degrees the high today with a low of 57. we're going to be down below that most likely before midnight. get out the coats. it's going to be oolt chilly morning. we'll get to that in just a second. right now, 58 degrees out at the airport. winds out of the west gusting at 25 miles per hour. nose win those winds are going to continue throughout the next couple of hours. i don't think you'll be dealing with those tomorrow morning. what you will be dealing with is much cooler air. a 16 degree temperature drop from just a few hours ago. 58 in fredericksburg. the winds may actually keep temperatures up a little bit. i still think we're going to fall about 10 more degrees. we'll be about 48 in the d.c.
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area. but not as cold as it could get. radar, no rain to show you. this cold front made its way throh fairly dry. we just saw a few clouds roll through. here are those clouds. the clouds continuing to stream off towards the east. now starting to see some clearing. that's going to help us with our cooling trend as we make our way through the morning hours. here's the front right now over the delmarva. the cool weather settles on in. that area is going to bring us plenty of sunshine. it still brings us 10 degrees below. on friday, guess what, another frontal boundary moves in. this is the one that's really going to bring in some colder air. we're talking about, for some of us, especially for the north and west, below freezing for the first time this winter. first time this fall, as far as the season is concerned. we're talking about the coldest nighting with friday night into
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saturday morning. temperatures 37 to about 48 degrees. winds beginning to relax northwest at about 5 miles per hour. tomorrow afternoon, we'll see those numbers down a bit from where they were today. plenty of sunshine. a nice, fall afternoon. as you make your way down towards the ballpark tomorrow for that 4:00 game, for that mu must-win game, mostly sunny and cool. make sure you take the coat because temperatures will be in the 50s. 65 on friday. saturday, waking up to 41 in the city. but maybe 31 in some of the colder suburbs. take a look at sunday and monday. back into the low to mid 70s. the cold air is here and then back to some warmer numbers. it's all there for you. >> kind of a roller coaster, really. >> sports up next. tough day for the nats. but dan is going to tell us how they plan to rebound. >>. let me tell you how i will create 12 million jobs
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when president obama couldn't. first, my energy independence policy means more than three million new jobs. many of them in manufacturing. my tax reform plan to lower rates for the middle class and for small business creates seven million more. and expanding trade, cracking down on china, and improving job training takes us to over 12 million new jobs. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message.
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>> announcer: this is the xfin to the best of my recollecti ity sports desk. >> seriously, you're leading with baseball tonight? >> how painful, man. >> it's nots over. >> no, no, it's not over. and we should be clear to make that point. we're still in this. >> and it was an incredible atmosphere. but the cardinals, man, they left the air out of the party balloon far too early. once again, the defending world series champs jumped on a
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national's starting inning and they never let up. their worst ross of the post-season. now the guys have to win tomorrow to stay alive. a full house of red-wearing, towel twirling fans at national's park. great scene there, but it wasn't a game to remember for pitcher edwin jackson. matt halladay comes in to score from first base. just like that, the nationals down 1-0. we're thinking, all right, that's not too bad. but this was. two on in the top of the second for rookie shortstop pete cosma. and that is not playing like a rookie there. a three-run home run, the nationals in a 4-0 hold. jackson allows four earned runs. michael morris up with t bases loaded and two outs and flies out to right field. the nationals left 11 men on base today. morris left five on himself. they lost 8-0 and they are now
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very much looking forward to tomorrow. >> that's how we look at it. we look at it as if it's a big game. tomorrow is a big game and our whole season, you know, we played up to this point great baseball. what's one more? it's a must-rin. >> we've played all year. we played 162 game season. we have the best record in baseball. we're in a situation tomorrow where we've got one game to play, one game to win. we get passed tomorrow, we've got a race going. >> how about a little october baseball at yankees stadium. oh, taking on the bronx bombers. many at the dish and the rook is going yard. a solo shot to left field. baltimore takes a 2-1 lead. bottom 9, same score. os closer jim johnson in to close it out. pinch hitting for a rod and that was a good maneuver by the yankees.
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buck sholwalter is not. going yard again. the first time all season someone has hit a walk-off hit. the yankees win 3-2. they now lead this seeshz and they are one win away from moving on. that guy is 40. >> yeah, you can see when he did his post-game interview, he looked a little long in the tooth. but he's still getting it done. robert griffin, iii good to go. no ill effects of the concussion he suffered. griffin has proclaimed hirms ready to go. griffin will be evaluated every day before he's cleared for full contact. it does seem as though he has learned to try and avoid the big
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hits from here on out. >> i ran today in practice and imitated a slide. so it's just something i have to make myself aware of it. >> i felt sharp. i felt good. no symptoms of a discussion or anything like that. i've got to make sure i keep myself safe. keep myself safe so that my family and the fans and my team mats aren't let down. >> doc walker said it's like a kid sticking his hand on a hot stove. you do it once, you're not going to do it again. you've got to learn to run out ♪
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so halloween is just a few weeks away. can you guess what the hottest costume is? of course you do, especially if you're a political walk. ever since mitt romney mentioned big bird in that first presidential debate, costumes stores say they've been flying off the shelves. romney's been gaining since the debate.
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[ female announcer ] it's one of the hardest decisions a family can make... realizing a nursing home is the only choice. for many middle class families, medicaid is the only way to afford the care. but as a governor, mitt romney raised nursing home fees eight times. and as president, his budget cuts medicaid by one-third and burdens families with the cost of nursing home care. we have a president who won't let that happen. [ obama ] i'm barack obama and i approved this message. >> announcer: it's "the tonight show with jay leno," featuring rickey minor and "the tonight show" band. tonight, jay welcomes -- chelsea handler. placido domi
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